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Vigilantics / Spade Tapes

Posted on by Matt

I've got a funny story about a motorcycle ride that I went on with Raf and a couple other guys that was perhaps the shortest ride, ever. Then, he and I decided since the other guys couldn't seem to make it happen, we'd go on for a quick rip. Years later, I printed him some tees. Good story.

Wolf and Cobra illustrations by Cheyenne Sawyer of Atlas tattoo, translation to be printed on black tees (important considerations!!), comp & layout & printing by me.

Before to after of the cobra drawing (this is how I fix up your art)  

As you can see, this is a scan of a pencil drawing on tracing paper, needing some cleaning up before screening to prevent artifacts from showing on the tee..

As you can see, this is a scan of a pencil drawing on tracing paper, needing some cleaning up before screening to prevent artifacts from showing on the tee..

Add some photoshop and  wacom magic, some sweet typography, and recolor to print as a positive on a black tee.  I like to employ implied lines anywhere I can.. 

Add some photoshop and  wacom magic, some sweet typography, and recolor to print as a positive on a black tee.  I like to employ implied lines anywhere I can.. 

Run some white pigment discharge ink through that screen and cook to perfection.

Run some white pigment discharge ink through that screen and cook to perfection.

repeat with another!

repeat with another!